Noise at Work Training - Competent Persons Course
Learn how to comply with The Control of Noise at Work Regulations 2005
Cost Per Person: £975.00 (£1170.00 inc VAT)
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Course Length: 3 days
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On this Noise at Work Assessments Training Course you will learn all of the requirements of complying with The Control of Noise at Work Regulations 2005. Our highly experienced and qualified tutors will cover all current legislation and standards, a large practical session of using sound level meters, analysing your measured data, understanding noise and it’s effects on humans and principles of acoustics.
Who Should Attend this Noise at Work Training?
Any organisation where noise is an issue should have a competent person for Noise at Work Risk Assessments. This person may be a professional safety officer, a works manager or simply someone who has been given the responsibility for it. The course forms an ideal follow up to a NEBOSH diploma or can be simply stand-alone.
If you’re unsure whether this course is suitable for you, you can download Module 1 for free.
Aims and Objectives of this Noise at Work Training
The course is designed to meet the requirements of the Noise at Work Regulations, giving you the knowledge and skills to be classed as "competent" to carry out Noise at Work Risk Assessments. The subjects covered vary from the principles of acoustics to the identification and management of noise problems. Practical elements are included to help you with the task of reducing noise exposure in the workplace.
- To ensure that you have an understanding of the principles of acoustics
- To develop an understanding of the effects of noise on people
- To give you and insight into instrumentation and practical noise monitoring
- To develop in-depth knowledge of Noise at Work Legislation
- To provide you with an insight into the principles of noise control
- To ensure you can prepare a report to satisfy HSE requirements
Noise at Work Training Course Overview
The course consists of 3 modules, which are structured in the following way.
Module 1 Distance Learning Pack
Module 1 is designed to guide you through the basic principles of acoustics incorporating the concepts of sound pressure level, including notation and units used. The format of Module 1 is an hour long webinar, giving you the flexibility to study as and when you want. The work in Module 1 gives you a good foundation and should be attempted before attending Module 2.
Module 2 Three Day Seminar
The syllabus for module 2 will include major topics incorporating acoustic theory, noise at work measurement parameters, noise reduction techniques, Legislation and standards, instrumentation and measurement. There is also a heavy practical element of the course to familiarise you with the techniques of measurement in the workplace and the fundamental operation of instruments.
Module 3 Noise at Work Risk Assessment Report
This can either be produced using results from measurements taken during module 2 or can be a project of your choice, which involves the production of a noise at work risk assessment report. This report is the basis of certification for the course and is marked by your tutor. On successful completion, a certificate of competence will be issued.
What will you achieve?
Successful completion of the three modules will result in the awarding of a 3 Year Certificate of Competency, giving you the evidence you need to prove your suitability for performing assessments in the workplace.
"A good course that was informative, giving me an understanding and application of Noise Measurements in the workplace."
Richard Milsom, First Great Western - 10th Jan 2012
"Being a qualified H&S professional I thought I knew about Noise at Work!! Think again, these people are the pro's the training course reminded me of things I'd forgotten, but more importantly told me stuff I didn't know."
Tim Sager, Communisis SPS - 22nd Mar 2011
"Super course nothing too much trouble every step explained along the way! Even if you can't do sum's."
Stephen R Brown, Leo-Group Limited - 24th May 2011
"Enjoyed the course, gave me the knowledge that I needed to feel competent to both conducting hearing measurements & check our hearing protection is correct. Also although to challenge external reports. The course was extremely professional presented and time frame and content was very well planned."
Gillian Vellam, GPS PE PIPE System - 3rd Oct 2017
"Nice to be able to ask questions and talk through real life work issues."
Neil Bushell, Bernard Mathews Foods Limited - 30th Apr 2013
"A very professionally run course. The course instructor, Stephen Marshall, was very good at delivering the information for all our abilities, no matter how differing they were. The course content was very good with additional hand outs to boost the amount of information. I would definitely recommend this course through Castle. Thank you ."
Linda Kent, Linda Kent - 14th Jan 2014
"Very good course with an excellent tutor"
Martin Butt, Cummins on site course - 11th Jul 2017
"Really interesting course, well presented by an excellent teacher, fantastic materials to help with complicated subject matter. The venue is fantastic with excellent facilities. I would highly recommend this course to anyone interested in noise at work."
Sean Lowe, Whitemeadow - 28th Mar 2017
"Fantastic training- made a technical subject easy to understand. Very high standard of training. Stephen was very professional- excellent Tutor. Thankyou for answering my questions and I fell so much more confident and competant following the course very much worth doing."
Ian Stephenson, Health and safety focused - 26th Jan 2016
"Very thorough and easy to follow course. Course material provided useful and great for future use."
Alex Roberts, Mid West Wales Fire & Rescue - 25th Nov 2014
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